Janney, Mary Walton

Janney, Mary Walton 4Mary Walton Janney, 94, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Arnold Edward Janney; son, Curtis Edward Janney; parents, Alonzo Curtis Walton & Mamie Conner Walton; brothers, Elwin Walton, Percy Walton, and John Walton; sister, Annalee Conner; and a very special friend, Alfred Ratliff.

Mary was a faithful member of Salem Church Head of the River Primitive Baptist. She served as clerk for many years.

She was a caregiver almost all of her life. Being the middle child of 7, she helped her mom take care of her younger siblings. When she married Arnold, they moved in with his parents and she cared for them, while also caring for her own children. When her Mom received a diagnosis of cancer, she moved her in and cared for her for 8 years.

Mary was an excellent seamstress and cook. She sewed for her family as well as others in the community, including prom dresses. She was very crafty, if you ever visited her home, you would see her work displayed throughout. She stayed busy with her hands up until the end. She made the best green beans, mac-n-cheese, and coconut caramel pies. She was the most kind and patient person you would ever meet.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathy and her son-in-law, Paul Haynes; two granddaughters, Amanda Boyd and Katy Haynes; two great-grandchildren, Levi Glosh and Adde Boyd; one brother, Ezra Walton (Jane); one sister, Jean Rorrer (Sebert); one sister-in-law, Joyce Walton; step-grandchildren, Amy Goodrich and Sarah Cluck; and an adopted daughter in love, Alfreda Cadd.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2024 at Salem Church – Head of the River Primitive Baptist with Elder Carl Terry and Elder Mark Terry officiating. Interment will follow in the Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2024 in the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.

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